Who We Are

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Well known for being the best


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yconic is the leader in understanding and building meaningful relationships with youth. Our social platform makes life easier and less stressful for students pursuing higher education by providing them with help that they want: authentic, social, and peer driven.

Our Leadership

Jon Kamin

Managing Director

Proven track record building successful digital businesses from the ground up.

Driven by delivering exceptional value for our partners, while maintaining a strong relationship with our deeply engaged student members.

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Vice President, Product and Marketing

Proven track record of discovering and implementing successful strategies that build profitable digital businesses.

Driven by developing extraordinary teams, processes, and products, by identifying key issues and opportunities, resulting in great value for partners and audiences.

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Angelo Esguerra

Director of Business Development

Over 7 years of progressive experience in Direct Sales, Inside Sales, Business Development and Marketing

For Angelo, success is measured by the amount of growth and awareness that his clients receive as a result of working with yconic. Angelo’s values are based on not only building lasting relationships with his clients, but most importantly making them feel “like family.”

Email: angelo.esguerra@yconic.com Phone: (416)-322-3210 ext.249 Follow on Linkedin


Board of Directors, Chairman

HBA, Ivey School of Business, Western University.
MBA, Harvard University.

Proven track record Proven track record of value creation through corporate development and financial structuring at Parkview Capital, Vector Aerospace, Royal Bank Equity Partners, Bain & Company and Morgan Stanley.

Driven by creating value for shareholders and opportunity for our student members, corporate partners and associates.

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Board of Directors, Director

BA, University of Alberta.
MBA, Ivey School of Business, Western University.

Proven track record Proven track record of extraordinary value creation through a career spanning both entrepreneurial and corporate involvements, including Trimac, Laidlaw, Capital Tool and Vector Aerospace, where, through the 9 years that Don was Chairman, President and CEO, over $600MM of value was created for shareholders.

Driven by developing global best-in-class businesses and mentoring the next generation of impactful business leaders.

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Chief Financial Officer

Proven track record Proven track record creating and leading the financial and operational aspects of businesses.

Driven by building great businesses that can grow and support the strategic vision and passions of its team members.

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Our Team


Latest News

Is influencer marketing effective with Millennial and GenZ Canadians?

April 10. 2017

New research from yconic shows just how influencers affect purchase decisions of GenZ Canadians.   freePRnow.com, 4/10/2017 - Wondering just how effective influencer marketing is on Canadian...

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